“Renovating? Oh boy, good luck!” We’ve all heard those fierce warnings, from people who believe a house renovation is synonym to stress, delays and all kinds of never-ending problems. But don’t let them fool you, because we’re here to prove them wrong! We’ve collected some of the biggest myths when it comes to renovating, and are ready to bust them for once and for all.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… for decoration lovers! Whether you like to stuff your home with hundreds of twinkling Christmas ornaments or just hang some subtle ribbons here and there, there’s something special about those last few weeks of December. We took a look around and found some inventive holiday season decoration tips, that will fill your home with holiday spirit.
When Joyce and her husband purchased their home at the end of 2016, one thing was certain — they had a lot of work to do. They had a clear idea of how they wanted their dream home to look, and they set to work, knowing that replacing the floor was one of the many things that they needed to do.
The colour you give your interior says a great deal about you. What’s more, certain colours have a tremendous impact on the atmosphere a space conveys. Therefore, it’s a good idea to think carefully before setting to work with a certain shade of colour. Read on for our report on the effects of the principal colour associated with autumn: orange.
Do you wish your house and garden (or balcony) looked a bit more original? Is the reject pile of things you don’t need any more getting bigger than you’d like? Then upcycling is the perfect way to transform old, ‘useless’ stuff into eye-catching features for your interior!
Understated, authentic, functional and timeless: Scandinavian influences have been gaining in popularity for quite some time. These days, it’s hard to imagine life without these influences from Denmark, Norway, Finland and other Scandinavian countries. Pure materials, calm colours and functional design above all: the plain interiors might look understated but in fact are simply bursting with character and authenticity. So how can you bring Nordic style into your own home? Read on and you’ll find out!
Amber is a woman who knows what she wants — she has a fascinating and flourishing career, and an expanding shoe cabinet, and blogs about the clothes that she wears, the places that she goes and the things that she does, plus life with her partner Terry. Choosing a floor for her new kitchen was like 1, 2, 3! Or was it?
Overhauling your bathroom is quite a job, especially if you want to crack on and get things done yourself. To ensure that your renovation work goes as smoothly as possible, we have put together some step-by-step instructions to help you get started on your project.
With a pet around, a home instantly becomes a much livelier place to be. Playing, cuddling, romping about: what could be more fun? Still, your furry friend may have a little accident from time to time. No need to panic; there’s an easy solution! The only thing you need is a bucket, a mop and Quick-Step cleaning agent.
Glitter, glamour, elegance, style… You will find it all at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. And while you’re taking in the stunning designs, perhaps your eye will be drawn to the equally stunning floor? With Quick-Step as the official sponsor, there will be plenty of opportunities to admire the items chosen specifically for this world-famous event.
Less is more. Everyone knows the saying, but at times, it can appear vague. Look at the newest interior trend however, and you’ll understand it straight away. Minimalism seeks out contrast between shapes, colours, light and warmth — a winning mix for anyone wanting to come home feeling relaxed.
Jo and Karolien went for the big picture: they wanted to give their spacious attic a complete make-over. Thanks to Quick-Step interior decorating advice and the latest generation laminate flooring, they were able to transform the space into an “Impressive” master bedroom.
Choosing a new floor isn't easy. The supply is virtually infinite these days, and every type of flooring has its own pros and cons. Increasingly, people are choosing laminate flooring, which combines the authentic look of a natural floor with many practical advantages AND a great price.
We would like to thank Tom for his loyalty to the Quick-Step team and for everything he has done for the sport of cycling. We invite you to do the same by downloading the mask of Tom here. Put on the mask and encourage him along the trail, or post a photo or video with your message for Tom and the hashtag #ThxTom on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
With its abstract patterns, geometric motifs, bright colours and contrasting combinations, the Memphis style really was the odd one out in the eighties. And with an eighties revival in full swing, it’s only normal that the Memphis look should make a comeback as well!